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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJuly 8th, 2009
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Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act of 2009
To improve title 18 of the United States Code.
Foreign Evidence Request Efficiency Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) allow any court of competent jurisdiction, as defined by this Act, to require the disclosure of stored wire or electronic communications for criminal investigations (currently, only a court with jurisdiction over the offense under investigation may issue an order for disclosure); and (2) authorize a federal judge to issue orders to execute requests from foreign judicial or law enforcement authorities for assistance in the investigation or prosecution of criminal offenses.